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their inherent political power under the constitution finished the task. they embraced the new taxes of proposition 30 by a healthy margin of 55% to 44%. [ applause ] michelle obama members of the legislature, i salute you and the unions, their leaders. you showed what ordinary people can do when they're united and organized. i salute those leaders of california business and the individual citizens who proudly stood with us. i salute the teachers and the students and the parents and the college presence, the whole school community. when describing what stirs people to action, feeling begets feeling and great feeling begets great feeling. you were alarmed, stirred yourself to action and victory was the outcome. that was 2012. what a year. both 2011 and 2012 were remarkable. you did great things. renewable energy mandate, the workers compensation, the reorganization of state government, protecting our forests and strengthening our timber industry, reforming our welfare system and launching the first high speed rail system in the nation. but of course, governing never ends. we have pro
up a fight in the spring over taxes, spending and the deficit. >>> it appears california will finish the month with a bump in tax revenue. according to the legislative analyst's office, the state is expected to end january $4 billion ahead of projections. the state also set a record on january 16 when the franchise tax board received $2.2 billion in taxes. experts say the excess money may be the result of a combination of state and federal tax changes. >>> government figures released today indicate that union membership in the united states is at its lowest level since the 1930's. the bureau of labor statistics says union labor declined. it's a drop of about 400,000 workers. the losses were spread across both the government and private sectors. >>> a state appeals court has upheld the right of a san jose car dealer to share its tips with other employees. in a unanimous decision, judges from the sixth district court of appeals said they could find nothing in the law that made the practice illegal. it is common in the restaurant business for waiters and waitresses to have to share tips
$4 billion more in tax revenue than expected. january16 turned out to be a record setting day with the franchise tax board receiving $2.2 billion in taxes. mostly from the 6% of filers who pay taxes quarterly. one observer suggests the spike may be from people taking profits ahead of increase in the federal tax rate. >>> governor brown is scheduled to give his third state of the state address tomorrow morning. no word from the staff on what the focus will be. political observers expect the governor to discuss a proposed tunnel to ship water. other topics include education reform, and high speed rail. you can watch the governor's address here on ktvu. it's set to start at 9:00 tomorrow morning. if you are away from your tv, we will be streaming it, on all of our mobile platforms. >>> apple's ceo talks about record revenues today, but warns about a challenging future. >> i just told you about the rainfall around the bay area today. coming up, i'm tracking how much more you can expect on your morning commute. >> but first, right after the break, making music history right here in
spending down and voters who approved proposition 30 raising taxes in november. in his speech browne called for the way education is funds and spending billions on water through that, and the governor called on moving ahead on high speed rail, all this while saying law makers must still be prudent in the future. >> the governor is right. we need to focus on a rainy day fund. we need for focus on paying down debt. >> while he talks fiscal restraint, he talks about the volatility of the budget he just pushed a system of taxs that will make our system this much more volatile. >> the governor pointed out tenuous this balanced budget is. for example decisions by the federal government on healthcare could cost the state of california billions of dollars extra, threatening those surpluses. this evening we will have more on his speech, his plans and reaction. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the 129th rescue wing is about to embark on a rescue mission. robert joins us with this report. >> reporter: claudine there is expected to be a lot of activity going on here today. most o
campaigned for a voter approved tax hike. he turns 75 in april and has a chance to establish a legacy. he is expected to talk about high speed rail and a controversial plan to build tunnels to move water through the delta. you can watch the address right here on ktvu channel 2 morning news which starts at 9:00 a.m. and it will be treatmented live right here on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> it is expected to show some unexpected income. it will be more than projected. they set a record on january 16th and most of the money came from taxes quarterly. it is also from people taking profits ahead of the federal tax rate. >>> san jose sharks played their first game in months and janine de la vega is where tonight's home opener is sold out. >> reporter: tonight they will be packed with the sharks fans for their long awaited team and this is the first game since the lock out ended. they have been training to fear up for the -- gear up for the season and they have already won in alberto but now they are going to the hp pavilion have been suffering from game nights. we are also out of jobs but
year to try to convince voters to approve a tax hike to deal with california's bumming. well, he successfully succeeded in doing that. so now his clout couldn't be lier and today we expect him to outline his vision on other issues beyond what last year was which was all about taxes and that's going to include as you said education, a big one. he is going to reveal a plan we expect that will offer more money and resources to poorer schools or those student who are more in need than others and also to address public universities to try to compel them to cut costs to students as well as making courses more prevalent online. infrastructure is another big one as he is expected to push for high speed rail and to talk act water issues and trying to build two massive tunnels to move water from northern california to southern california. part of today's state of the state address will be very positive in tone. the governor expected to point out that california is leading the nation in job growth and that the state's credit rating has improved dramaticly over the past several years. last b
and they expect an optimistic speech that looks forward. he successfully approved a campaign tax hike and he has a chance to establish a legacy and is expected to talk about high speed rail and a controversial plan to move tunnels through the southerland and through the delta. >>> we will stream in on our mobile platforms. apple was not what people expected. iphone sales leveled off and growth is slowing. they deinfluenced any -- denounced any new ideas and they said it is filled with -- chock filled with new ideas and it is not as high and is expected to dip later today. >>> we are doing well around the bay area and as a matter of fact if we look at the pictures i want to show you east shore freeway is doing welcoming out from vallejo, but it is still wet as you might see when you leave the house pause of the overnight rain and no major problems pie the toll and traffic is moving along nicely. >>> if you are driving on the peninsular southbound 101 to redwood city and palo alto, if you are driving off to the freeways the drive is off to a good start and 880 and 208 is being picked up, rosemary
say he survived and success fully campaigned for a voter approved tax hike and now has a chance to establish a legacy. he is expected to talk about high speed rail and a controversial plan to build tunnels to move water through the delta to the southerland. you can watch right here and we will also stream it on our mobile platforms. >>> they will start at the shark tank and now in san jose where the tension is definitely building. >>> fans here put up a big sharks' banner for everybody to see. >> reporter: tonight there will be a lot of teal and black for everybody to see and they have not played in the last 3 and a half months because owners and players could not come up with a collective bargaining agreement but since the lock out it has now been shortened only a few games and some fans say there are no hard feelings. >> i am not mad about it, it is business because they have to get it right first. they all have to come together and figure out what it is. we are the ones out here waiting and i am not mad but i am excited they are here. >> reporter: the return of the sharks sig
fillet's tax records. they had funding but the extreme antigay groups are no longer listed as ben fish areas. -- beneficiaries. >>> palo alto city council is approving a plan to install 40 more antennas in the southern half of palo alto despite objections from residents. they say they need better coverage in that part of town despite the look of it. >> sal, is this a good time to look at the toll plaza? >> i think so. >>> that traffic does look okay and there have been no major problems coming through and it is a nice looking drive getting into san francisco. also looking at the commute a long northbound 101, this traffic moves well and there was a crash on high ward northbound at 82 and there was a hot dog cart which fell off the trailer and head to clean it up but now it's on the soldier, let go to steve. >>> it continues to roll down and we have a pretty good breeze for some areas, probably isolated showers on the sierra and it gives us a chilly air mass. 30s and 40s and the breeze holds some temperatures up but the breeze is not 0 far away, like in antioch, napa 36, san jose is now
approved a one eighth sales tax in november. that helps us. the academy economy is coming back. >> he hopes to lead the supervisors. >> the nonprofit care sharing organization is expanding adding three wheelchair accessible mini vans in to its fleet. the organization received a grant to purchase the additional vehicles. >> it has allowed people to get away at an affordable price. it has allowed people to go and do things with their families when they've never had the opportunity to do it. >> these new vans can hold up to two people using wheelchairs and up to three more passengers. they're available to city share members. >>> animal college reporting a staggering number of bird deaths today. they say new research shows that cats kill between 1.4 and 3.7 billion birds a year even more small mammals. the estimates are much higher than previous estimates and could account for 15% of the total bird population. bird and cat lovers have clashed for years over outdoor cats being allowed to roam freely. >> part of a huge stash of gold coins in nevada will hit the auction block before a san ra
. >> the passengers are perking up on it and enjoying it, but then come some other panhandlers. my taxes dur, i can't even pay off my ferrari. >> i was at the circumstance ace few minut f trying to raise money for my band. >> then a mariachi band comes on. >> watch what happens when the police comes on. >> quiet with the music. everybody soliciting get off the train. i've seen it before. i don't want to hear it. >> they're telling the cop, this is a -- >> i don't want to hear it. >> excuse me, excuse me. >> what? >> what? >> get off the train. >> he's telling everybody to get off, but everybody's applauding like, this is a great show. i loved it! >> everybody's attention, please, i'm sorry to trouble everybody, i'm trying to raise money for the police benevolent association. >> the end. the sketch was done by a group of people who were a bunch of actors. kind of an improvisation group. all the actors were given one or two lines of dialogue, but the rest it, improvise, and i think they a pretty good job. >>> time to bust a move. >> look at the guy. he is really committed. >> he's not holding anythin
rafael could soon be paying less in taxes if they so choose. the school board will consider asking voters to remove the parcel tax in a special mail in election this week. last year the fund generated $4.8 million. the district says in a recent poll 70% of eligible voters said they would vote to extend that tax. >>> national program to reduce childhood obesity is expanded to two bay area cities. members will be working in the oakland school district and in santa cruz. food core is a decision of aimer corp. its goal is to educate chirp about nutrition. >>> michael bloomberg has donated about $1 billion to his alma mater. $100million of that donation is earmarked for financial aid for students in need. according to the university, bloomberg is believed to be the first person to ever reach the $1 billion level of giving to a single u.s. institution of higher education. >>> former republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan is urging his party to stay unitied. he spoke to a group of conservatives yesterday in washington. he told the crowd they must stick agent together and pick their fig
did it also with tax rates. we have to take a break, when we come back, secretary of state hillary clinton has a rare joint interview with the president and trades parting shots with congress. ♪ >> chris: still to come our power player of the week. he says he's not a biographer, he's a student of power. how you get it, and what you do with it. >> you are at war, because you are constantly saying, look what he's doing now. >> chris: stay tuned, we'll be right back. you in heaven. wrapped in luxury. you in action. you in motion. you in luck. play in style. talking stick resort, scottsdale. book now to enjoy cactus league spring training rates. >> president barack obama: i want to have a chance to publicly say thank you. because, i think hillary will go down as one of the finest secretary of states we have had. >> president obama asked me to be secretary of state and i said yes, and why did he ask me and why did i say yes? because we both love our country. >> chris: president clinton and hillary clinton, in an unusual joint interview as she ends four years as secretary of state. we'
are getting a look at where your tax dollars are going. we found crews yesterday with headlamps they are operating heavy machinery, installing lighting. they are working with the equipment there. cal tran says the fourth bore is 75-80% complete and set to open later this year. >>> in over night news a car fire forced the i vassuation of an -- evacuation of an apartment building in redwood city. the car was parked in a car pot when it caught fire. while investigators aren't commenting, tenants believe it was intentionally set because there were two separate fires one in the front of the car and the other in the trunk. >> i hear the alarm going off. i came down to see what was going on. i open my door and i immediately smoke. >> there were no injuries reported. firefighters did keep the flames from spreading to the upstairs apartment. >>> hundreds of voluntaries fanned out across san francisco to count the city's homeless. the census is taken every two years. collected data is used to provide services to homeless. >> i'm a san francisco resident and this is a way for the city to c
many made dividend payments early so they could beat the income tax rates for high earn first. >>> there is a new report citigroup is looking to get out in banking by some countries and they will wrap up their part in pakistan. they say they will have two more countries leaving but they are not specific on that. >>> a brutal home invasion robbery in the south bay, how one of the suspects made headlines four years ago. >>> unique students monitored their alcohol consumption stay tuned. with a deadly disease. i was one of them. my disease was obesity and after consulting with my doctor, i received the effective treatment i needed. please join the obesity action coalition to acknowledge obesity as a disease visit obesity action dot org to sign an open letter pledging your support and for more information about how to talk to your doctor about weight loss and treatment options. together we can make a choice to end obesity now. a public service from the obesity action coalition. . >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news, time now is 6:55, a live look at the big bored, d
are bring ewe firsthand look at your tax dollars at work. ktvu cameras got a peek inside the tunnels. we found crews with headlamps operating heavy machinery and installing lighting. federal stimulus funds are paying for two-thirds of the project. contra costa county taxpayers are funding for the rest. >> when the fourth ward is done cal tran will be dedicating two bores perm lently -- permanently to eastbound traffic and two to westbound traffic. >> they will begin laying the roadbed next month. the bore is set to open later this year. >>> retired contra costa county fire captain is accused of stealing gears from fire stations. he faces grand theft and burglary charges. they recovered 268 stolen items. including uniforms, tools, and other items. he retired just before getting arrested. he's out on $30,000 bail. >>> it looks like senior officials from the states park department has dodged a big bullet. charges won't be filed after allegations they hid millions of dollars in state funds. the funding scandal came as the state threatened to close 70 parks because of dozens of budget cuts. >
and authorities are preparing for the worst. >>> we are bringing you a firsthand look at your tax dollars at work in the tunnel. we got a look inside the 4th bore yesterday. we found crews hard at work inside. federal stimulus funds are paying for two thirds of the 400 million-dollar project. taxpayers are funding the rest. >> when it's done caltrans will be dedicating two bores permanently to eastbound traffic and two permanently to westbound traffic. >> caltrans said the 4th is 75 to 80% done. they will start laying the road bed next month and it's set to open later this year. >>> federal safety regulators say no matter what anyone else is saying the dream liner investigation continues. the head of the ntsb unsettling description of how serious this matter may be. >>> facebook founder is getting involved in politics. . >>> welcome back. taking you live to new york. dow back from its earlier gain. still up 17.5 points, s&p500 testing the 1500 level and a lot of familiar names in stocks to watch today. johnson and johnson up, part of the dow -- and it's earning estimates. p and g better than ex
chick-fil-a has released its 2011 tax documents. the company still contributed nearly $6 million to traditional marriage organizations. but the most extreme anti-lgbt groups are no longer listed as beneficiaries. >>> tracking the jet stream going way to the north. you can see the flow. when that happens storms can't get through this high and they go to the north. that's how we're going to be dry. not just tonight, tomorrow, but for the next week or so. we've got this big high pressure center that sticks around. you get the valley fog and cold nights. snow flurries up around donner summit. for us, just a few high clouds. checking the dew points, temperatures are real close to dew point numbers. two more degrees, when the 40- degree current temperature drops. tomorrow morning, valley fog in your forecast, slightly warmer for your afternoon. slightly warmer as we go into the five-day forecast. when i come back at 10:45, i'll get you dialed in on all the temperatures as we move through this week. it's going to be warmer. >>> a mechanical problem at oakland's summit medical center is
and the tax increases that took effect this month. >>> a new report from payroll processor adp says they added 192,000 jobs this month. it also could be a sign of growth in the labor market. the federal government releases its january jobs report that covers public and private sector employment on friday. >>> time now 6:51. it's supposed to be a big celebration but the police are worried about thieves. the warning now for businesses in san francisco's china town. ahead of the lunar new year. >>> bay area child who vanished in the 1980s. how family and friends are honoring her. >>> welcome back to the ktvu morning news. talking about the economy shrinking the gdp numbers. the dow jones is down slightly this morning. a star on the nasdaq is amazon. investors like that stock. it's up about $17 a share. >>> time is 6:55. police in brentwood just released two sketches in connection to a drive by shooting that injured four teenagers. investigators say the sketches resembled two of the four men. the driver described address a white man with blond hair between 18 and 25 years old. one of the passenger
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